Wind Storm declared as Cyclone

Srinagar: State Government today declared the wind storm of 19th/20th March, 2012 as a natural calamity under the category of cyclone. The storm had reached a maximum speed of 80 Km/Hour and had crossed the threshold of 34 knots (62 Km/Hour) which is the basic requirement for declaring wind storm as a Cyclone.
An order to this effect was issued by Commissioner/Secretary to Government, Revenue Department B.A. Runyal vide Government Order No: Rev(ER) 76 of 2012 dated: 22.03.2012.
In view of the order issued by the State Government, the damaged properties affected by the wind storm will now be eligible for relief under norms.

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